Coach Marquee Poole

Coach Poole, a Harlem native, played scholastically at CHSAA powerhouse All Hallows High School in the Bronx, New York and then earned his bachelor’s degree in 2002 from St. Bonaventure University where he was a four-year letter winner for the Bonnies Men’s Basketball team.  Marquee is entering his seventh season at Hostos Community College as the Head Men’s Basketball Coach. Coach Poole has not only proved himself a winner on the court the last six season, but, more importantly, he has mentored countless student athletes. He has helped place more than thirty-five student athletes in four-year schools on athletic scholarships to Division 1 & 2 institutions.

Prior to joining the Castle team, Coach Poole served as the Girl’s Program Director at New Heights NYC, working alongside Castle Program Director Rock Rosa and Castle Girls’ Middle School Coordinator Anwar Gladden.


Coach Lyonel “Rosie” Rosemond

Coach Rosie is a First Responder, providing services with the NYC Fire Department.  When not saving the public, Coach Rosie has served as the Nazareth Regional High School Head Girls JV Coach and the Nazareth Regional High School Varsity Assistant Coach.





Coach Douglas Fernandez

Coach Fernandez has over fifteen years’ experience as a youth basketball trainer.  More importantly, he provides services as a NYC Correctional Officer.







April 24-25, 2021:  Zero Gravity Long Island Classic, Long Island, NY
May 1-2, 2021:  Zero Gravity Block Party, Westchester, NY
May 8-9, 2021:  Zero Gravity Pink, Long Island, NY
May 15-16, 2021:  Zero Gravity Queen of the Court, Westchester, NY
May 22-23, 2021:  Zero Gravity Tri State, Westchester, NY
June 5-6, 2021:  Zero Gravity HOF Qualifier, Westchester, NY
June 12-13, 2021:  Zero Gravity War on the Floor, Westchester, NY
June 19-20, 2021:  Zero Gravity Spring, Westchester, NY
June 26-27, 2021:  Zero Gravity Grand Finale, Westchester, NY
July 23-25, 2021:  USJN, PA